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Lil Nas X creatives innovative music

Ben Sanford April 10, 2021

When I first heard Lil Nas X’s new song “Montero (Call Me By Your Name),” I didn’t think much of it. It had a catchy beat and a melody that gets stuck in your head, but it didn’t seem all that...

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‘Seaspiracy’ explores the damages of overfishing

Ben Sanford April 8, 2021

When “Seaspiracy” showed up on my home page on Netflix, the trailer instantly intrigued me. After watching the documentary in its entirety twice, the importance of the film speaks for itself. The...

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry finally speak their truth

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry finally speak their truth

Nora Hall March 25, 2021

The Meghan Markle and Prince Harry interview with Oprah Winfrey aired March 7 on CBS,  detailing their lives leading up to their departure from the royal family, as well as what they have been up to since...

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‘Live’ serves as voice for the unspeakable

Lilly Strathman March 18, 2021

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, youth is faced with the escalation and dramatization of common problems. With this pandemic being a constant underlying concern mixed with regular issues, “Live,” an autobiography...

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Grammys an overall success

Maren Wilsey March 18, 2021

This year, many award shows have faced the challenge of putting on a show during the pandemic. The 63rd Annual Grammy Awards was no exception. Trevor Noah hosted this year’s show March 14 following a...

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‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ a film for all

Tednaisha Satterwhite. March 9, 2021

“Raya and the Last Dragon” is a film that exceeded my expectations. With powerful imagery and casting that went above and beyond, this action-filled fantasy directed by Carlos Lopez Estrada and Don...

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‘Framing Britney Spears’ reveals heartbreaking truth

Gillian Kapinos March 6, 2021

Even though I was quite young when Britney Spears was at her height of fame, I can still recall a few times when I saw her on the front page of magazines. This documentary shows a different side to all...

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‘To all the Boys: Always and Forever’ pleasantly surprises

Gillian Kapinos February 16, 2021

The first movie was an instant classic. The second, a breakup-filled mess — and on Feb. 12, nearly a year from the second release, the third and final, “To all the Boys” installment came out with...

‘Illimat’ offers unique gameplay, astonishing artwork

‘Illimat’ offers unique gameplay, astonishing artwork

Harris Keekley February 15, 2021

“Illimat” was supposed to be a photoshoot with the band, The Decemberist acting as a cult-like society playing an ancient game, later the band realized there the game may have potential and decided...

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‘Red Queen’ a dystopian fantasy you’ll love

Tednaisha Satterwhite February 10, 2021

The first in a six book series, “Red Queen” is a mix of fascinating dystopian and epic fantasy, written by Victoria Aveyard. Set in a kingdom separated by blood — red and silver — Mare is a powerless...

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‘WandaVision’ captivates viewers

Jacob Khabie February 8, 2021

In its first television show to be released on Disney+, Marvel Studios brings “The Truman Show” and “The Twilight Zone” together to create the instantly, addictive hit, “WandaVision.” Filled...

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‘Locked Down’ reflects society accurately

Ben Sanford January 28, 2021

Amidst the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, it is inevitable for quarantine-related movies and TV shows to become produced for the next decade. That being said, “Locked Down” is the first of the bunch...

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